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Val d'Orcia

As you travel southwards from the historic city of Siena, you’ll come across one of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany: the Val d’Orcia. With its endless rolling hills and small, picturesque towns, it’s easy to see why this area has been added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. And with its warm, [...]

Porto Santo Stefano

Porto Santo Stefano Argentario

Located on the West coast of Italy is the municipality of Monte Argentario; one of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany. A round, rocky promontory connected to the Tuscan mainland by two strips of sand, this area is nothing short of stunning. It has gorgeous sandy beaches, lush green countryside and the odd Spanish fortress, [...]


Made up of bankers, politicians and even popes, the famous Medici family of Florence were known not only in Tuscany and Italy, but all over the world. They used their power, influence and enormous wealth not only to rule Florence, but also to build a collection of grand and ostentatious villas all over Tuscany. So [...]